A very large spectacular stalked sponge (Caulophacus sp.) encountered during the dive.

A very large spectacular stalked sponge (Caulophacus sp.) encountered during the dive. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana.

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